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50 Designs for Mexican Drawn Work with Directions for Working
Originally Published in 1889
by Kate McCrea Foster
Up for bid is another lovely Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication ''50 Designs for Mexican Drawn Work with Directions for Working!'' There are 36 pages of patterns and instructions! These folks provided some of the best instruction books for the needle arts ever published! The experienced needlecraft and fancywork artisans of the late 1800's clamored for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)
All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republications are viewable on Windows, Mac and Linux pc operating systems!
This item is a great resource for those who are Victorian and Edwardian historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, theatre, fiber and textile arts, etc!
FYI: Many of our customer's favorite CD Republications are now becoming available in Spiral Bound Pattern Book format!
If you would prefer these antique instructions as a Spiral Bound Pattern Book instead of a CD Republication please email! We will list it for you asap and email you it's listing number to expedite your order!
This HISTORIC item covers the gentle art of using linen, cotton or other materials, needles & various threads (silk, linen and cotton) to make the daintiest (but also amazingly sturdy) decorative drawnwork needlework doilies, centerpieces,dresser scarves, tidies, linens and clothes for the classiest of homes & families!
This HISTORIC item includes over 50 steel plate etchings!
You can see this book will keep you busy a long time making beautiful, dainty, colorful decorative soft home furnishings and fabric items for you, yours, as gifts or to sell!
These instructions are characteristic of the fancy work done by our oh-so-feminine lady ancestors during the Victorian, Edwardian and Titanic eras! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful arts and craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!
''Mexican Work, or Drawn-Work, as it is commonly called, formes an effective decoration for buttet or bureau covers, table scarfs, tea cloths, doylies, tidies, pillow shames, tray cloths or carving napkins. It may be worked upon any material that is of sufficiently loose weave to permit the threads to be drawn, but it is especially adapted to the decoration of linen. It is very durable, and when white thread is used for he work it will in no way injured by washing... ''
Plus many unnamed
Design for Filling Corner Square #1
Design for Filling Corner Square #2
Ring of Kntting
Tying Fringe Method #1
Tying Fringe Method #2
Various Advertisments for Prang Paints & Goods, Cotton, Linen and Silk Thread Goods, Brigg's Transfer Patterns, Clothing Patterns, etc...
What a historically educational and delightful art instructional piece this is!
The European and American ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.
The antique and vintage threads, fabrics, needles, hooks, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store
The CD Republication you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine European and American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment making/recreating vintage/antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned into a CD-ROM Reproduction using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com .
This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and resourceful book. The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on embroidery. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.
What are the benefits of Dakota Prairie Treasures' Antique Book CD Republications
* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs!
* Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page or the entire book!
* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!
* If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another!
* You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing!
*Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case!
Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework CD Republications for the creative muse in you!
Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept money orders or personal check.
Shipping: Within the USA: $3.50 via USPS. Out-of-country destinations (Canada included): $4.50. International buyers are responsible for their country's custom duties. We do not mark merchandise shipments as ''gift'' on the USPS Customs form. Insurance is optional and runs $1.30 per $50 increments per shipment. Combined shipping is available for all Dakota Prairie Treasures listings ending within 48 hours. We provide a 50% s/h/p discount on all items (following the first purchase) in our combined invoice statement.
Copyright Restrictions: All Dakota Prairie Treasures needlework, design and/or other cd or hardcopy products produced by said seller are copyrighted and owned by us (as is all listing text and photos). Any descriptive text and trademarks provided by the seller in this listing's title, subtitle and description are the sole property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. All rights reserved. You are permitted to use our product's information for items you make for yourself, as gifts or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs and images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Neither the CD Product content or hardcopy designs or images, or any part thereof, may be reproduced, used in class lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or ''shared'' (either individually or as a package) without Dakota Prairie Treasures' prior written consent. Any and all violations will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Returns allowed due to manufacturing defects only.
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USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Please visit out other auctions and store listings at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures for other items of similar interest! Thank you!
I accept the following forms of payment:
- Money Order
- Personal Check
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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers: payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.
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